Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots Los Angeles

Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots

What Are The Benefits of Vitamin B12 Shots?

Do we get enough vitamin B12 in our diet or is it necessary to take supplements? We all know that it is important to take in the right amounts of vitamins and minerals in order to stay healthy, right? And,...

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Caffeine and Metabolism Los Angeles

Caffeine and Metabolism

Does caffeine speed up the metabolism and help with weight loss?

There are few topics that get more attention, with wildly varying opinions, than the benefits of weight loss and the detrimental effects of caffeine. Obviously, there is no argument about the importance of reaching and maintaining a healthy body weight, but is it...

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Understanding Food Allergies Los Angeles

Understanding Food Allergies

If a food usually gives you indigestion, does that mean you have a food allergy?

Food allergies seem to be getting more common all the time. Experts agree that this is true but are currently not clear on exactly why it is happening. According to the Centers for Disease...

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avoid bloating | Gut health | Functional medicine LA

Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Bloating

What can I do to avoid feeling bloated?

Bloating is a common problem, but embarrassment sometimes prevents us from discussing it openly, even with our physicians. Though not usually a symptom of a serious medical problem, bloating can be extremely uncomfortable and interfere with our quality of life, particularly as we get older. Because it...

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chronic fatigue syndrome | functional medicine doctors LA

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Hormone Imbalance

What causes chronic fatigue syndrome?

A quarter of a century has passed since the last episode of the Golden Girls was filmed, but reruns of the award-winning sitcom can be found playing almost every day. Who would have thought that a series about four older women sharing a home in Florida would be so...

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Vitamin B12 and Depression Los Angeles

Vitamin B12 and Depression

How are low levels of Vitamin B12 and depression linked?

While most of us are guilty of making an offhand remark about depression from time to time, like “Yeah, I’m a little depressed today”, true depression is a significant, potentially life-changing condition that affects millions of people. It’s also very complicated; much more so...

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Memory Loss & Cognitive function | Functional medicine LA

Protecting Against Memory Loss

Do mentally stimulating activities protect against memory loss? A recent study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic has determined that engaging in mentally stimulating activities, such as, computer use, craft activities, social activities and playing games decreased cognitive impairment by between 22 and 30 percent. More specifically, it was determined that taking part...

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